Irritable Bowel

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What Is Irritable Bowel?

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a common disorder that affects the large intestine.

What Causes Irritable Bowel?

The physical processes involved in IBS can also vary, but may consist of:
•    slowed or spastic movements of the colon, causing painful cramping
•    abnormal serotonin levels in the colon, affecting motility and bowel movements
•    mild celiac disease that damages the intestines, causing IBS symptoms

What Are the Symptoms of Irritable Bowel?

Cramping 

Abdominal pain

Bloating

Gas

Diarrhea

Constipation

Can Acupuncture Relieve IBS Symptoms

Acupuncture is proven effective for treating chronic pain, according to researchers at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Some studies show that acupuncture may help with abdominal bloating and other IBS symptoms such as diarrhea, pain, bloating, stool output, and stool abnormality.

TCM Herbs for IBS

Herbs are also popular options for people with IBS.

In order to get a solution to a complex disorder, people will need a complex formula, and seeing someone who can actually prepare it is a must. Classic Chinese medicine has thousands of preset formulas for different ailments. A lot of these formulas can't be bought on store shelves. 

For people who are interested in true herbal therapy, we recommend a visit to an herbalist of our clinic who has comprehensive training and certified.